It’s not that rare for self-proclaimed Instagram influencers to feel like they’re entitled to getting freebies. One of them asked Betrothed & Co for a $5,000 wedding photography package, and they wanted it for free, of course. The photographers said no in a brilliant, tongue-in-cheek response, but then the person called them “abusive” and threatened to publicly shame them.
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Facebook will pay influencers $1 billion to encourage them to use its products
Competition is fierce in the social media world, both between major platforms and people who use them. As an attempt to fight competition, Facebook plans to invest $1 billion in influencers as an incentive for using its platforms.
This influencer posts her hilarious bloopers on Instagram to show that social media isn’t real life
Having a huge number of followers on social media gives you a chance to send a message and let your voice be heard. Therefore, Dutch influencer Rianne Meijer has started a personal project to remind her 408k followers that “perfect life” they see on Instagram isn’t reality. Along with her perfectly staged photos, she also posts hilarious outtakes which prove that Insta-life isn’t at all what it seems.
Instagram influencer sentenced to 14 years after violent attempt to steal a web domain name
A social media influencer has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after trying to violently steal a web domain name from a stranger. No, this isn’t a Black Mirror episode or an Onion article. The influencer known as “Polo” developed a scheme that involved a Taser, a gun, and his violent cousin who went to the stranger’s door. The cousin broke into the man’s home, and even some blood was spilled as he tried to force the man to give up the domain name.
Notting Hill residents to influencers: “stop shooting Instagram photos at our doorsteps”
Notting Hill isn’t just the location where the famous movie was shot. It has become the place where bloggers and influencers shoot their Instagram photos– and the residents hate it. They complain that the picturesque London neighborhood has become swarmed by “Insta-tourists” and begging them to stop taking photos at their doorsteps.
Instagram influencer faked her trip to Coachella to prove how easily social media can fool you
It’s nothing new that Instagram celebrities share fake stuff on their profiles: from fake pancakes to a (poorly) photoshopped trip to Paris. But sadly, millions of followers believe that their lives are indeed just as glamorous as they portray them. YouTube and Instagram star Gabbie Hanna decided to do something about it. She posted a series of photos from this year’s Coachella, but all of them were photoshopped. Rather than being busted by followers, she admitted herself that she faked the whole thing. She basically fought fire with fire because she wanted to show how easy it is for social media to fool us.
This video heals your FOMO, claiming most Coachella influencer photos are fake
The season of festivals and travels has begun. This means that opening Instagram probably makes you fear of missing out, aka FOMO. Everybody seems to be wandering around and going to festivals like Coachella. But the reality behind those photos is actually quite underwhelming.
According to young musician Loren Gray, those Coachella photos aren’t at all what they seem. In a video she posted on TikTok, she claims that the majority of influencers actually fakes their trip to the famous festival for social media.
Godox targets Streamers and influencers with new $64 CL10 LED
Godox is on a roll with the new gear at the moment, with the recent releases of the AD100Pro strobe and SZ150R & SZ200Bi zoomable Bowens mount LED lights. With this one, though, they’re dialling things down a notch with the new Godox CL10. It’s a multicolour LED light designed specifically for streamers, influencers and webcasting. Think accent lighting, rather than key lighting.
Instagram influencer jailed in Egypt for climbing the Great Pyramid of Giza
Instagram and YouTube star Vitaly Zdorovetskiy was recently jailed after climbing the Great Pyramid of Giza. He claims that he spent five days in an Egyptian jail and “saw horrible things” during this incredibly long imprisonment. And even though his half-witted venture didn’t really meet approval, he claims that he did it all “for a good cause.”
Social media influencer woes – It happened to me, too!
Note: I had read THIS story on Buzzfeed about a social media influencer who posted professional photos of her accident on Instagram along with what appeared to be a product placement. I thought it unbelievable until…it happened to me.
Okay guys…the first thing you need to know is that I AM OKAY. Seriously, I’m okay, but in the interest of self-promotion, here’s the scary, magical series of events exactly as they happened.
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